Xbox Live struggling and it’s not Titanfall’s fault [UPDATE] – GameSpot

By: Eddie Makuch [UPDATE 2] Titanfall and Forza 5 matchmaking on Xbox One are now back in working order, according to the Xbox Live Service Status page. However, the page points out that Xbox Live itself is still inaccessible for some users[…] Full article here: http://www.gamespot.com/articles/xbox-live-struggling-and-it-s-not-titanfall-s-fault-update/1100-6418246/ Advertisements Continue reading Xbox Live struggling and it’s not Titanfall’s fault [UPDATE] – GameSpot

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Advantage PS4: Why Sony is winning the console war – GameSpot

By: Justin Haywald Just in case you’re someone who’s inclined to read the title of this opinion piece, skim the first paragraph, and then jump straight to the comments section, this is not a doom-and-gloom message for Microsoft. The Xbox One is selling really well, the Microsoft games division isn’t about to go out of business, and the launch of the Xbox One has not … Continue reading Advantage PS4: Why Sony is winning the console war – GameSpot

Solving this Titanfall mystery could earn you an Xbox One

By: Emanuel Maiberg It appears that Microsoft has launched a mysterious marketing campaign to promote Titanfall, and investigating it further might earn you an Xbox One bundle and other rewards if you live in the UK. A Reddit user was the first to notice that Microsoft’s “Invitation” television commercial was a little different than usual, with the ad stuttering and cutting away to pieces of … Continue reading Solving this Titanfall mystery could earn you an Xbox One

Titanfall closed test gameplay footage leaked

By: Emanuel Maiberg On Jan. 16 we heard that Electronic Arts was contacting Origin account holders asking them to participate in a Titanfall beta on Xbox One. Not surprisingly, participants in what developer Respawn later clarified was a “limited technical test” started posting gameplay footage to video sharing sites like Vimeo and Blip. This is a closed test of the game, meaning EA strictly prohibits … Continue reading Titanfall closed test gameplay footage leaked

Titanfall “most likely” won’t have cross-platform play

Eddie Makuch Respawn Entertainment’s upcoming online shooter Titanfall  will “most likely” not feature cross-platform play, cofounder Vince Zampella has told GameSpot. The decision was borne of a desire to keep the playing fields level, he said. “Most likely not,” Zampella said in response to a question of the possibility of cross-platform play.”I don’t think it’s locked yet, but to me, I’d like to keep it segregated … Continue reading Titanfall “most likely” won’t have cross-platform play

Microsoft on what defines a next-gen gam

By: Eddie Makuch Microsoft has not been shy about using the term “next-gen” to describe its games and experiences for the Xbox One, but what exactly does it mean? Speaking with GameSpot, Xbox boss Phil Spencer said the term is multifaceted and at times difficult to convey. “I think it’s multiple things. Graphic fidelity is clearly going to be one of those…and I think graphic … Continue reading Microsoft on what defines a next-gen gam

Titanfall won’t feature day-one DLC or microtransaction

By: Martin Gaston Upcoming multiplayer-focused, mech-based first-person shooterTitanfall won’t be getting any day-one downloadable content, developer Respawn Entertainment has said. GameSpot, producer Drew McCoy said the studio wasn’t looking to “nickel-and-dime” its customers. When asked about Titanfall’s post-release plans, McCoy said, “We’re not talking about our plans specifically, but I can say we’re not going to have day-one DLC, and we’re not gonna have microtransactions … Continue reading Titanfall won’t feature day-one DLC or microtransaction

Analyst: PS4 ‘clearly’ topped Xbox One at E

By: Eddie Makuch As E3 draws to a close soon, one analyst has claimed Sony has emerged in a better position than Microsoft, though the battle is far from ended. “Clearly, Sony is emerging from E3 on stronger footing, contrasting the PS4 against the more pricey Xbox One,” Robert W. Baird analyst Colin Sebastian said in a note to investors June 16th. Sebastian pointed out … Continue reading Analyst: PS4 ‘clearly’ topped Xbox One at E